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<p>A year ago (<sigh> can't believe it's been THAT long!!) we moved DS (now 3 years 8 months) to his own room and I moved in there with him for what was SUPPOSED to be a very temporary time, to help him make the transition.. The sad thing is part of the reason we moved him to his own room was because I was having health issues and we needed to get him out of our room and end the constant co-sleeping to try to improve my health issues.. <span><img alt="greensad.gif" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif"> Sadly, to say failure to follow through with plans has led to one of my worse health years I've had.. I can't say the sleep arrangements are entirely to blame, but they certainly have not helped matters..</span></p>
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<p>Unfortunately after a year of sleeping in DS's room, he EXPECTS me to be there nightly, sleeping on the floor, or in his twin bed with him.. Please help me gently transition both of us for me sleeping back in my own room with DH!! As much advice as possible would be appreciated.</p>
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<p>Thanks!!</p>
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<p>Kym</p>
 

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<p>Bump!!  The past three nights have been hard.. I've told DS that he sleeps alone in his bed and I sleep alone in my "bed" on the floor. He REALLY does NOT like the idea... I tell him I will cuddle with him for 10 mins in his bed then I'm sleeping in my bed.. He doesn't like it but goes along with it.. the problem comes during the night.. I'm not sure if he was waking up this much before and I just didn't realize it or if the frequency of his waking is due to anxiety of knowing I won't get in bed with him.. Each time he wakes I put a hand on him and make hushing noises and reassure him that I am there.. most times that works, but a couple times I've had to get in bed with him and do 10 mins of cuddles, because he is literally crawling out of bed to crawl into bed with me.  After a dozen or so wake  ups, I've ended up eventually crawling into bed with him and staying there on one of the times he insists on cuddles..</p>
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<p>If anything our sleep situation is getting worse instead of better.. :( Any advice would be wonderful!</p>
 

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<p>How about mixing things up?  Move back to your room and let HIM sleep on the floor in there.  Then work towards moving him back to his room.</p>
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<p>-Angela</p>
 

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<p>Yes, I would do what the pp said. (actually, we did do this). DS (2,5y) sleeps in his own bed in our room. He has never STTN, is almost night weaned, he nurses in the am (which is sometimes at 4am, but getting later and later.). When he wakes up, I cuddle him back to sleep. Sometimes I fall asleep in DS's bed, but I try to go back to my own bed (one step away). When he sleeps through the night (we're still hoping and waiting ;)) consistently we'll give his own room a try (when he's ready).</p>
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<p>Could your partner co-sleep with him so he's not alone?</p>
 
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